Mariah Carey, THE Black Eyed Peas, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nickelback lead this year's (06) American Music Awards nominations with three nods apiece. Carey is up for Favourite Female Pop/Rock Artist and Soul/R+B Artist as well as Favourite Soul/R+B Album for The Emancipation Of Mimi, while Canadians Nickelback and Red Hot Chili Peppers will face off for the Favourite Band, Duo or Group and Favourite Pop/Rock Album honours. Former American Idol winners Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood netted two nominations, alongside Mary J Blige, Eminem, Jamie Foxx, THE Pussycat Dolls, Rascal Flatts, T.I. and Kanye West. The winners will be announced at the 34th annual AMAs in Los Angeles on 21 November (06). The full list of nominations is: POP/ROCK Favourite Male Artist: Nick Lachey Sean Paul KANYE WEST Favourite Female Artist: MARIAH CAREY KELLY CLARKSON Nelly Furtado Favourite Band, Duo Or Group: NICKELBACK THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS Favourite Album: ALL THE RIGHT REASONS - NICKELBACK STADIUM ARCADIUM - RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL - VARIOUS COUNTRY Favourite Male Artist: Kenny Chesney Toby Keith Keith Urban Favourite Female Artist: Faith Hill CARRIE UNDERWOOD Gretchen Wilson Favourite Band, Duo Or Group: BROOKS + DUNN Montgomery Gentry RASCAL FLATTS Favourite Album: LEGEND OF JOHNNY CASH - JOHNNY CASH GREATEST HITS, VOL 2 - TIM MCGRAW Me + MY GANG - RASCAL FLATTS SOUL/R+B Favourite Male Artist: Chris Brown JAMIE FOXX NE-YO Favourite Female Artist: MARY J BLIGE MARIAH CAREY Keyshia Cole Favourite Band, Duo Or Group: THE BLACK EYED PEAS The Isley Brothers Jagged Edge Favourite Album THE BREAKTHROUGH - MARY J BLIGE THE EMANCIPATION OF MIMI - MARIAH CAREY UNPREDICTABLE - JAMIE FOXX RAP/HIP-HOP Favourite Male Artist: EMINEM T.I. KANYE WEST Favourite Band, Duo Or Group: THE BLACK EYED PEAS Dem Franchize Boyz Three 6 Mafia Favourite Album: MONKEY BUSINESS - THE BLACK EYED PEAS CURTAIN CALL - EMINEM KING - T.I. ADULT CONTEMPORARY Favourite Artist: Michael Buble KELLY CLARKSON Rob Thomas ALTERNATIVE Favourite Artist: NICKELBACK Pearl Jam RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS LATIN Favourite Artist: DADDY YANKEE Don Omar Shakira CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL Favourite Artist: ALY + AJ CASTING CROWNS Kirk Franklin Favourite New Breakthrough Artist: Chamillionaire THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS CARRIE UNDERWOOD.